Volunteer

Humanimal Trust volunteers and volunteer Ambassadors play a vital role in supporting the work of the charity, undertaking a variety of activities from event support, giving talks and presentations about the work of Humanimal Trust to groups across the country, and support to our small staff team.

We are proud to include such passionate, friendly and dedicated individuals within our team, assisting us in promoting a fairer society, with better opportunities to benefit equitably from medical progress for humans and animals everywhere.

 

Current opportunities

Are you passionate about increasing awareness and improving understanding of One Medicine? Would you like to inspire others by demonstrating how a world where vets, doctors and researchers routinely collaborate and share would work to benefit both humans and animals?

We have a number of exciting vacancies and wish to expand Board and committee skills, experience and diversity.

Whether you are an experienced trustee or considering your first trustee/committee role, we would love to hear from you. Our ambition is to promote an inclusive environment and demonstrate our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity. We therefore particularly welcome applications from people with diverse identities, backgrounds and experiences.

Trustees:

We are especially looking for one or more of the following, with a view to filling 2-3 trustee roles:

  • Significant experience of charity governance, as a trustee or as a senior employee who has worked closely with charity Boards.
  • Legal background, particularly in Charity Law, probate, human or veterinary medicine and/or intellectual property.
  • Digital marketing and communications, particularly fundraising.
  • Volunteer recruitment, support and coordination.
  • Human medical/clinical practice.
  • Human or veterinary nursing.

Trustees are required to attend bi-monthly evening Board meetings and an annual Away Day and occasional ad hoc meetings with the Chair of Trustees or senior staff.

Income Generation, Finance and Audit Committee

(Provides trustees and staff with opportunity, expertise and supplementary oversight in financial strategy, planning and management; income generation oversight and development; audit and risk)

We are particularly looking for the following with a view to filling 2-3 committee roles:

  • Digital marketing and communications, particularly fundraising
  • Broad direct fundraising experience, both strategic and tactical, across a range of income streams

IGFA Committee members are required to attend bi-monthly evening meetings. and occasional ad hoc meetings with the Chair of Trustees, Treasurer or senior staff.

Science Committee

(Provides trustees with recommendations for funding of projects and assurance that projects proposed for funding meet Humanimal Trust requirements and standards). We are seeking to fill up to 4 roles. We are particularly looking for established experts in relevant fields of, human or animal health. This is likely to mean at least 8-10 years’ clinical/research experience in one or more of the following:

  • Orthopaedics
  • Neurology
  • Oncology
  • Infection control/antibiotic resistance
  • Regenerative medicine

Science Committee members are required to attend meetings that are scheduled according to funding calls and occasional ad hoc meetings with the Chair of Trustees or senior staff.

For an informal conversation or to apply with a copy of your CV and a brief covering note explaining the reason for your interest and the particular skills and experience you have to offer, please email Dineke Abbing at Dineke@humanimaltrust.org.uk or write to: Dineke Abbing, Humanimal Trust, Eashing Barns, Halfway Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 2QQ.

Closing date 30 November 2021.